Self-criticism is a common challenge that many of us experience, and learning to recognize and overcome self-criticism is possible. Our self-critical thoughts can be debilitating and impact our sense of well-being. Often, self-criticism can even dictate our behaviors and life choices. So what causes self-criticism? There are many ways that self-critical thoughts can develop and influence our lives. Typically, there’s… Read More
Goals, Resolutions, and Intentions
As the new year began, many of us made resolutions that typically involved making behavioral changes, such as resolving to lose weight or exercise more often. Despite our best efforts, it’s not uncommon to have difficulties staying with our resolutions, and we may quickly find ourselves abandoning them altogether. Instead of making New Year’s resolutions, setting intentions can be a… Read More
Understanding Your Window of Tolerance
Understanding your window of tolerance is a useful tool in creating better resilience and improving your ability to manage stressful and challenging situations, especially during difficult times of adversity. Let’s explore the window of tolerance and how it affects you and your ability to respond to the demands of life.